Exhibit Around APS and dotART Cultural Association are launching an Open Call on the occasion of the second volume of the Mythography publishing project.
Mythography is a series of photographic volumes freely inspired by Greco-Roman mythology . Published annually, each volume is dedicated to a group of divinities who represent their themes.
Each volume corresponds to photographic exhibitions , meetings and special guests within the Trieste Photo Days international photography festival.
For this second edition of Mythography, with great honour, Nino Migliori will be the special guest of the book and the exhibition. Mythography vol. II will be presented within the Trieste Photo Days international photography festival with a live conference with Nino Migliori and the curator Enrico Medda , professor of Greek literature at the University of Pisa.
To photographers from all over the world interested in submitting single photos , but also projects and portfolios freely inspired by the themes of the second volume.
Following a selection, the candidate photos could be exhibited in a major international exhibition within the Trieste Photo Days.
The second volume of Mythography will focus on themes represented by the deities of the Greco-Latin pantheon Apollo and Pluto .
Apollo, god of the sun and of art, will represent the themes of color and light , of fine-art and abstract photography ; while Pluto, god of shadows, those of night photography , black & white , shadows and silhouettes.
Nino Migliori , historical legend of Italian photography, will be the special guest of the second volume of Mythography. His works are kept in the most important museums in the world including the Museum of Fine Arts in New York and the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Turin .
We want to thank the Nino Migliori Foundation for the participation in this project.
The call is open to all and registration is free, as is participation in the project in case of selection. To submit photos, simply register or access the Exhibit Around user area , select the call Mythography II and follow the procedure for Single Photos and/or Projects/Portfolios .
Each author is free to infuse the works with his own stylistic code , as well as to choose the type of photography that is most congenial to him. It is possible to submit works for several themes .
Following a precise curatorship work, the Best Photography of the project and the Honorable Mentions will be selected .
The award event will be held on the occasion of the Trieste Photo Days international photography festival in the presence of the special guest.
The best author and the selected honorable mentions will be awarded during the Trieste Photo Days festival with a medal from Nino Migliori.
Where and when will my photos be on display?
The best photos will be exhibited in a dedicated exhibition which runs from 28 October to 27 November 2022.
The exhibition venue will be the Attilio Selva Room of the prestigious Palazzo Gopcevich, a stone's throw from Piazza Unità d'Italia in Trieste.
Is participation free?
Participation in the Open Call is free.
Exhibit Around is a social promotion association, therefore it is not for profit. The photographers whose photos have been selected as the best will then be contacted by October 2022. There are no expenses contributions to be part of the exhibition.
What technical characteristics must the photos have?
A candidate photo will be selected as the cover. Authors wishing to submit their photo explicitly for the cover should add the word "cover" to the name of the uploaded file.
Photos must not contain signatures, watermarks, watermarks or frames. Images must be in '.jpg' format and the color mode must be RGB. The size of the single file must be less than 9 MB while the dimensions required for the photos are:
The file name must not contain special characters but only letters and/or numbers.
Who does the rights to the candidate photos go to?
Each photographer retains the moral and intellectual property rights on their works submitted for the call. Each author grants the Exhibit Around and dotART association the non-exclusive right to use the winning / selected images to promote and/or advertise the association's non-profit activities, subject to official communication to the author (whose name will always be attributed to the 'Opera).